Awards & Winners

1950 Edgar Award

Check winners and nominations of 1950 Edgar Award. Check awards winners of 1950 Edgar Awards. (Click on the Award name to show winners and nominees)

1950 Edgar Awards

Edgar Award for Best First Novel by an American Author

Alan Green

Honored for : What a Body!

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Nominee Nominated Work
Alan Green What a Body!
Bart Spicer The Dark Light
Geoffrey Holiday Hall The End is Known
Merriam Modell The Innocent
G.G. Lobell The Shadow and the Blot
N.D. Lobell The Shadow and the Blot
William Krasner Walk the Dark Streets
Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime

Joseph Henry Jackson

Honored for : Bad Company
Special Edgars Award

Ellery Queen

(for ten years' service through Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine)
Special Edgars Award

John Dickson Carr

Honored for : The Life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Edgar Award for Best Play

Sidney Kingsley

Honored for : Detective Story
Edgar Award for Best Radio Drama

Robert Arthur, Jr., David Kogan

Honored for : Murder by Experts

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Nominee Nominated Work
The Fat Man
This is Your FBI
Robert Arthur, Jr. Murder by Experts
David Kogan Murder by Experts
Edgar Award for Best Motion Picture Screenplay

Mel Dinelli, Cornell Woolrich

Honored for : The Window

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Nominee Nominated Work
Cornell Woolrich The Window
Mel Dinelli The Window
Warren B. Duff Chicago Deadline
Tiffany Thayer Chicago Deadline
Daniel Fuchs Criss Cross
Charles Schnee Scene of the Crime
Ivan Goff White Heat
Ben Roberts White Heat
Edgar Award for Outstanding Mystery Criticism

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Nominee Nominated Work
William C. Weber
James Sandoe
Charles H. Huff
Elizabeth Bullock
Anthony Boucher